Cogna remains in the ISE B3 portfolio for the second consecutive year and receives the Pro-Ethics seal from the General Comptroller of the Union

01th December, 2023

With great pride and satisfaction we inform you of two important news: Cogna’s presence in the 1st preview of the 2023/2024 portfolio of B3’s ISE (Business Sustainability Index) and the receipt of certification and the Seal Pró-Ética 2022-2023, in both, maintaining leadership in the sector, being the only education company to hold such positions.

Image of B3's ISE (Business Sustainability Index) logoISE B3 is a tool that analyzes the performance of listed companies from the perspective of corporate sustainability, social justice, environmental balance and corporate governance. The 1st preview of the 19th portfolio was announced today (01/12/2023) and brings together 78 companies, belonging to 36 sectors. The official license will be in effect from January 2, 2024.

The entry marks the Company’s second consecutive year in the index, being the first and only education company to appear in the selection, and recognizes Cogna’s commitment to sustainable development and best ESG practices.

Pró-Ética is a pioneering initiative in Latin America created by the Brazilian Ministry of Justice and Public Security, through a partnership with the Comptroller General of the Union (CGU), the Federal Government’s internal control body, with the greatest recognition being the integrity and ethics for companies. This achievement is recognition that the Company has the best practices for preventing, detecting and remediating acts of corruption and fraud, always seeking a more honest, ethical and transparent environment.

The award is also recognized by international organizations such as agencies of the United Nations and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Still in 2023, we became part of five movements of the Global Compact, being the first education company to support the initiatives of Elas Lideram, Mente em Foco, Ambição Net Zero, Raça é Prioridade and Transparência 100%. We were also recognized in the S&P ESG Yearbook as an industry mover, occupying the first national position and second global position in the education category.

“These achievements reinforce the integration of sustainability into the Company’s strategy and demonstrate that we are on the right path towards building a company, a future and a a better and more sustainable world, for everyone.”says Juliano Griebeler, Partner and Director of Institutional Relations and Sustainability at Cogna

“The Pró-Ética certification reinforces to the market our commitment to integrity and transparency and puts us ahead of other competitors since we are the only of the education sector to have this seal. It is a reflection of our organization and our employees, we are entrepreneurs and we seek results, but most importantly, we always seek in an ethical and transparent way!” Nelson Silveira Guimarães Filho, Partner and Compliance Director